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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Champaign, Illinois is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Champaign, Illinois is more expensive.

Champaign, Illinois cost of living is 91.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGChampaign, IllinoisUnited States
  Overall  91100
  Grocery  95.8100
  Health  108100
  Housing  73100
  Utilities  114100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  97100

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I wonderful city with great... (Read More)



Nice place to live but you wouldn't want to visit

Actually it's barely a nice place to live. The pros: Not terribly expensive - at one point the least expensive place to live in the country among modest sized... (Read More)



City is past its prime but still decent

I grew up in C-U (Champaign-Urbana) overall it is a good place to live but there are some caveats about the place. C-U is a University town and without the Universty it... (Read More)



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